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Nautical pilgrimage honors Fatima, encourages vocation
JOURNEY OF FAITH • Greg Dougherty of Kentucky rowed up the Intracoastal Waterway in honor of the 100th anniversary of Fatima. Photo courtesy of Greg Dougherty
JOURNEY OF FAITH • Greg Dougherty of Kentucky rowed up the Intracoastal Waterway in honor of the 100th anniversary of Fatima. Photo courtesy of Greg Dougherty
“It was like a spiritual battle,” Greg Dougherty said of his nearly 1,400-mile solo nautical pilgrimage to mark the centennial of the Marian apparitions at Fatima. More ...
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Open houses ideal time to learn about school communities
With the excitement of going back to school just beginning to fade, high schools around the Diocese are looking ahead to next year and gearing up enthusiasm through their yearly open houses – a time when prospective students and their parents visit a high school to take a closer look at the place that could be the next step in their education. More ...
Friday, October 6, 2017
Ontario girl's dream to walk buoyed by Catholic community's kindness
RICHMOND HILL, Ontario -- Athena Santos Roy's dream is to walk and run and jump just like any other kid. More ...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Hundreds make pilgrimage to Blue Army Shrine

A group of 200 pilgrims traveled to the Blue Army Shrine in Asbury  on the Feast of the Archangels Sept. 29 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the miracles at Fatima, and answer the Blessed Mother’s request to pray the Rosary more often.

 
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Thursday, October 5, 2017
Welcome Back to School 2017!

Families sending their children to Catholic schools across the Diocese of Trenton this September will be happy to see a continued dedication in the very areas that prove Catholic Schools Have it All!

Whether it’s state-of-the-art technology, new partnerships in education, perseverance in Catholic Social Teaching or the hard work of new principals and the diocesan PTA, the upcoming school year promises to be one of great success.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Former Red Bank Catholic student competing for Miss America title

While many of her classmates headed back to campus during the last week of August, University of Delaware senior Chelsea Bruce traveled from her home in Manasquan to Atlantic City to represent the state of Delaware in this year’s Miss America pageant.

The graduate of Red Bank Catholic High School’s Class of 2013 entered the competition equipped with 15 years’ experience as a dancer, a reputation for excellence, diligence and compassion, and a family legacy of deeply rooted faith.

“We are so proud of her. This contest opens lots of doors for her,” said her mother, Marie Connie Bruce, a parishioner in St. Denis Parish, Manasquan.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
School Support New president, fresh ideas will guide work of diocesan PTA
For 92 years, the Trenton diocesan PTA has served Catholic schools and their families, and newly installed president Paula Pangilinan is enthusiastic to begin her two-year tenure at the helm. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Schools strive to prepare students for global community

One of the most important jobs teachers have is to educate students on becoming responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Focus on Catholic Social Teaching aims to help students live Christ's mission
In elementary and high schools around the Diocese, the countdown to the new school year is underway and excitement is building in faculty and staff meetings as well as in countless homes around Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Schools look ahead to new, improved tech, academic programs
For educators, there are few things more exciting than a new school year. While June is a time for the celebration of academic achievements, September is time for new beginnings and new academic programs and curricula. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Higher Education -- Parishes send their college students to school with blessings, prayers and love
Like any family sending loved ones off on a new journey, the parish of St. Leo the Great, Lincroft, and pastor, Father John Folchetti,  expressed their love and prayers for college bound students during a celebration of Mass where students were recognized and blessed. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017



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